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March 1, 1958

March 1, 1958

The Hockey News has been providing the most comprehensive coverage of the world of hockey since 1947. In each issue, you'll find news, features and opinions about the NHL and leagues across North America and the world.

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CBC Will TV Canada, Russia Game: Tickets Already Gone

MONTREAL, Que.— The Canadian Broadcasting Corpora lion will televise the world tournament match between Canada and Russia on Monday, March 10th The game will be played in Oslo, Norway on March 9th. The game will be kiniscopel and flown back to Canada to be shown the following day. Meanwhile, it has been announced by the organizational committee for the championships that all 6,000 seats for the game have been sold. Only a few seats are left for the Norway-Sweden game Feb. 28, which marks the official opening of the tournament. Eight countries will take part in the championship — Russia, Canada, the United States, Sweden, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Finland and Norway.…

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QUEBEC LEAGUE

Cats Had Best Streak The Shawinigan Falls Cataracts had the longest winning streak in the league last season. The Cats went a full seven games without a defeat. Eddolls First Winner Frankie Eddolls won the first Byng Of Vimy Trophy while playing for the RCAF training command team back in the season of 1942-43. It goes to the most gentlemanly player in the League. How The Race Goes TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 18 Shawinigan 1 at Montreal 2 First Period 1—Montreal: Kowalchuk (Achtymichuk. Cressman) 10.54 Penalties: Achtymihuk 2.35. Clune 4.24. Amadio 9.56. Bownass 16.41, Fleming 19.45. Second Period 2—Montreal Burnett (Boucher. Bradley) ……… 12.33 Penalties: Clune 3.32. 15.21, Fleming 7.20. Third Period 3—Shawinigan: Wray (Laforge. Bouchard) ……… 18.51 Penalties: Fleming 2.42. minor, misconduct 7.23. Mantha 17.45 J. P. Denis 18.15. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Quebec 5 at Three River 6 First Period 1—Three Rivers: Pepin 4.45. 2—Quebec: Hayden (Blaine, Sabourln) ……… 8.01 3—Quebec: Hayden…

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CLUBHOUSE CONFIDENTIAL

While some may question the quality, there is no argument about the quantity of manpower which Detroit Red Wings have employed this season. Rookies Dave Amadio and Stu McNeill, who popped into the lineup recently, became the 33rd and 34th players to wear Detroit harness in the campaign’s first 55 games. This became an all-time team record according to Fred Huber, the club historian. It also is the top count this year in the National League where 150 players (an average of 25 a team) have been used already. Actually a 35th Detroiter also has seen NHL action. Assistant trainer Ross (Lefty) Wilson got a call as an emergency goalie out he appeared with Boston Bruins that night. Four of the Detroit players have been in the special category which lists Amadio and McNeill.…

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Playing the field

(Montreal Gazette) A History-Making Trip Lynn Partick, the Boston Bruins’ general manager, is going to make history of a sort when he goes to Europe next week on a scouting trip. No representative of a National Hockey League club has ever gone to Europe in search of talent up till now. “It’s getting more difficult to find good prospects in Canada from year to year,” Lynn explained here recently. “Hockey is improving over there all the time and maybe I can find somebody who can play in the National League. I’m going to take a look, anyway.” This all stems from the visit here last fall of Sven (Tumba) Johanssen, a member of the Swedish national team. Tumba, a forward, attended the Bruins’ training camp and then played five games with the Quebec Aces,…